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Friday 6 March 1959

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 6, 1959). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tom Arnold and Francisco José Carrasco. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Stagger Lee by Lloyd Price. In UK Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by The Platters was in the top 5 hits. Some Like It Hot, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959 while Wedemeyer Reports! by General Albert C. Wedemeyer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Border Patrol.
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What the sky looked like on 6 March 1959

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Some Like It Hot

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft

Country: United States

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Rio Bravo

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, Angie Dickinson

Country: United States

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Imitation of Life

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee, Susan Kohner

Country: United States

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The Diary of Anne Frank

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Millie Perkins, Shelley Winters, Joseph Schildkraut, Richard Beymer

Country: United States

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Alias Jesse James

Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod

Starring: Bob Hope, Rhonda Fleming, Wendell Corey, Gloria Talbott

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Border Patrol

Directed by: Steven Rosenbaum

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As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me

Directed by: Hardy Martins

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The Third Man

Starring: Michael Rennie, Jonathan Harris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Wright People

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 March 1959 ?

Holidays:
  • In Ghana, - The National independence day.
  • Casimir Pulaski Day in Illinois (2006, first Monday of March).
  • Saint Chrodegang
  • Saint Fridolin
  • Saint Coleta of Ghent
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Fred Stone: Actor (Hideaway, Westerner), dies at 85.
Facts:
  • 11st Emmy Awards: Playhouse 90, Jack Benny Show, Raymond Burr
  • Farthest radio signal heard (Pioneer IV, 400,000 miles away).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 06, 1959 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1959 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Lloyd Price - Stagger Lee
  2. Ritchie Valens - Donna
  3. Charlie Brown - The Coasters
  4. 16 Candles - The Crests
  5. Petite Fleur (Little Flower) - Chris Barber's Jazz Band
  6. LaVern Baker - I Cried A Tear
  7. Frankie Avalon - Venus
  8. Ray Anthony - Peter Gunn
  9. Bill Parsons - The All American Boy
  10. David Seville - Alvin's Harmonica
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Lloyd Price - Stagger Lee
  2. LaVern Baker - I Cried A Tear
  3. Brook Benton - It's Just A Matter Of Time
  4. Jackie Wilson - Lonely Teardrops
  5. Try Me - James Brown And The Famous Flames
  6. 16 Candles - The Crests
  7. Charlie Brown - The Coasters
  8. Pretty Girls Everywhere - Eugene Church and The Fellows
  9. (Night Time Is) The Right Time - Ray Charles with the Raylettes
  10. The Platters - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Wedemeyer Reports!

By: General Albert C. Wedemeyer

As the chief planner for General Marshall, and co-author of the Victory Plan, General Wedemeyer had a truly significant hand in shaping and directing the Allied War effort against the Fascist

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Nautilus 90 North

By: William R. Anderson

The commander of the first transpolar submarine voyage from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic relates the excitement and tension of the journey as the Nautilus approached the North Pole

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Nine Coaches Waiting

By: Mary Stewart

A governess in a French château encounters an apparent plot against her young charge's life in this unforgettably haunting and beautifully written suspense novel.

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The Coming Of The New Deal

By: Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr.

Volume Two in Schlesinger's Age of Roosevelt series, this book describes Roosevelt's first tumultuous years in the White House.

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